Clinical Nurse Specialist - Psychiatric Consult Liaison (523032)

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Jul 25, 2022
Medicine Full-time

Job Description:

The Team:

The Clinical Nurse Specialist - Psychiatric Consult Liaison is based at Community Mental Health Service in Burnie and reaches into all clinical areas of the North West Regional Hospital (NWRH) in collaboration with the Crisis and Assessment Team (CATT), the Spencer Clinic Inpatient Unit, and in liaison with community service providers and relevant services within Statewide Mental Health Services (SMHS), to deliver improved outcomes for individuals presenting with mental illness.

The Clinical Nurse Specialist - Psychiatric Consult Liaison is a clinical expert who acts as a clinical resource for all clinical departments, nursing, medical and allied health staff involved in the management of patients with mental health concerns, including those with concurrent alcohol or drug use issues.

The Role:

Note: - Please refer to the Statement of Duties for all the selection criteria of this position to address in your application.

Position Features:

Travel between sites is a requirement of this role

Details of Appointment:

Permanent, full time, shift work, position working 76 hours per fortnight, commencing from as soon as possible.

*notwithstanding hours may be negotiated with the successful applicant


Mental Health Services – North West

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Base Salary: $94,491 to $99,870 pro-rata per annum + 10.5% superannuation

In addition, the following allowances calculated on the salaried incremental point may be available:


Successful applicants will be required to meet the essential criteria:

Applicants should note the following criteria are desirable:

The Head of the State Service has determined that the person nominated for this job is to satisfy a pre‑employment check before taking up the appointment, on promotion or transfer. The following checks are to be conducted:

  1. Conviction checks in the following areas:
    1. crimes of violence
    2. sex related offences
    3. serious drug offences
    4. crimes involving dishonesty
    5. serious traffic offences

  2. Identification check

  3. Disciplinary action in previous employment check.

Download the Statement of Duties and any Associated Documents

We encourage you to review the Applicant Guide and Statement of Duties, prior to applying for an overview of the duties, program, selection process and selection criteria.

Applicant Guide

How to Apply

Apply Online. Please click the blue "Apply now" button on this screen. This ensures important questions about you are answered.

You will be prompted to complete a 1-2 page application detailing your experience, skills and knowledge as they relate to the attached Statement of Duties.

Please Note:

For More Information

Steve Hayes
Team Leader - Adult Community Mental Health Services
(03) 6478 4370
[email protected]

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